Duane Elgin

DUANE ELGIN is an internationally recognized, speaker, author, educator, and media activist. His books include: The Living Universe, Promise Ahead, Voluntary Simplicity, and Awakening Earth. With Joseph Campbell and other scholars, he co-authored the book Changing Images of Man.

Duane has worked as a senior staff member of a Presidential Commission on the American Future looking ahead from 1970 to 2000, and as a senior social scientist with the think-tank SRI International where he coauthored numerous studies of the long-range future; for example, Anticipating Future Global Problems (for the President’s Science Advisor).

He is also a passionate media activist and, over the past twenty twenty-five years, he has co-founded three non-profit and non-partisan organizations working for media accountability and citizen empowerment.

Duane received an MBA from the Wharton Business School, and an MA in economic-history from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2006, he received the international Goi Peace Award in recognition of his contribution to a global “vision, consciousness, and lifestyle” that fosters a “more sustainable and spiritual culture.”

His website is: www.DuaneElgin.com